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LIK USA Employee Spotlight: Sharon “Shea”

Meet the Trusted Staffer Who Cuts Peter’s Prints with Expert Precision

Sharon – who is affectionately known around LIK USA as “Shea” – has for years been responsible for making sure every image that leaves Las Vegas is trimmed to Peter’s exact specifications. Not only has she shined as supervisor and lead operator of the in-house Zund (a state-of-the-art, Swiss-made digital cutter), she has become a highly trusted team member that always seems to have a smile on her face – even during the company’s intensely challenging releases.

Shea, who was recently voted to receive a LIK USA Achievement Award, could not be more proud of her time at the Artist’s Vegas facilities: “I get to come to work every day and do what I love, while working with beautiful art,” she remarks, “and the continual challenge of getting new releases out pushes me to always give 100%.” It is a sentiment that could not be more meaningful to the Artist himself: “Everyone on the staff, myself included, has developed a strong respect for Shea,” says Peter. “I couldn’t imagine running this ship without her.”

Get to really know Shea by reading our brief Q&A with her below:

Any random facts you could share with us?
I am the oldest of six kids. I would love to own/run a dog rescue.

Who inspires you in your life and why?
My foster mother. She has inspired me to be a better person.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?
Michelle Rodriguez. She’s a badass!!!

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us.
I am an excellent cook.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
Pit bull! Loyal and misunderstood.

What do you like to do on your days off?
I like to spend time with friends and family – and clean my house.

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
Real estate.

What is your hidden talent?
I can say the ABCs backwards.

What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside work?
Upgrades and renovations on my home and property.

What’s on your bucket list?
Learn how to ride a motorcycle.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Head cheese. Ewww!!!!

What’s your favorite thing to do in the fabulous city of Las Vegas?
I like to do mini “staycations” with my husband and act like tourists.

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation?
All over Europe.

/ Click here to discover Shea’s favorite Peter Lik image, Endless Summer.